To tackle this issue, the National Hispanic Entrepreneurs’ Organization (NHEO) Institute set out to bridge the line of communication between companies and their non-English-speaking workers through its Building a Safe Future Campaign.
You face some pretty serious risks as a subcontractor if your employees are driving company vehicles.These fleet risks extend beyond just the care and maintenance of the vehicles––they are particularly troublesome for subcontractors with service … about Subcontractors: Don’t Let Your Fleet Run Over You
There’s a good reason for this lack of tolerance. Nearly 4,600 people die each year doing their jobs, and some three million are injured. The number one killer—falls.
Construction has always been a dangerous job, and perhaps one of the only fields that rivals the industry when it comes to occupational hazards is mining. Miners face a daily barrage of threats, from explosions … about Ghost in the Machine: Mining’s Driverless Trucks
Known for its breathtaking landscapes of volcanic rock, dramatic geysers, and some of the largest snow-covered glaciers in all of Europe, Iceland is aptly named “The Land of Fire and Ice.” It is the second … about GBK 2018: Construction in the Land of Fire and Ice
Keeping workers safe on road construction sites is an ongoing problem, underlined by the fact that the number of fatalities at these sites increase the more projects are underway. “From 2011 to 2016, 532 construction … about New Technology Can Help Increase Work Zone Safety
October is National Safe Work Month, and Safe Work Australia has been encouraging everyone to “take a safety moment” to reduce the risk of injury in their workplace. According to WorkSafe data, in 2017, 191 … about Take a Safety Moment for your Wellbeing
There have been 19 construction-related deaths to August this year, according to the National Safe Work Australia figures released in September—down from 23 deaths at the same time last year. The reduction in deaths is … about Worker Fatalities Drop, But Death Rate Remains High
Your construction company has a safety program. Of course it does! Every man and woman on your jobsite knows to wear a hardhat and safety vest, knows when it’s a good idea to tie off, … about Safety First. And Last.
Roof inspections are a dangerous but necessary part of construction work. Falls remain one of the leading causes of death for construction workers, and anytime somebody ends up on the roof the chance for danger … about Thermal Drone Mapping Takes Safety to Higher Level